Thanks, Andreas. I never followed up on Halder, who of course would lead the German officers into the US Army's postwar project of recording German Army experiences in WWII.* Halder ensured that they 'cooked the books' by laying all the blame for German setbacks on Hitler, and so forth.
* Dept of the Army Pamphlets: German Report Series, No. 20-201 passim.
Are you familiar with James Sadkovich's work on the Italian forces in WWII? I list the main ones:
The Italian Navy during World War II (Greenwood, 1994)
Reevaluating Major Naval Combatants of World War II (Greenwood, 1990), Editor and contributor
“Italian Service Histories and Fascist Italy”s War Effort,” in Robin Higham, ed., The Writing of Official Military History (Greenwood, 1999)
“North Africa and the Mediterranean Theater, 1939‑1945," in L. E. Lee, ed., World War II in Europe, Africa, and the Americas (Greenwood, 1997)
“The Indispensable Navy: Italy as a Great Power, 1911‑1943,” in N. A. M. Roger, ed. The Parameters of Naval Power in the Twentieth Century (Macmillan, 1995)
“Comments on the State of Italian Naval and Maritime History,” in J. Hattendorf, ed., Ubi Summus: The Current State of Naval and Maritime History (New London, Conn.: Naval War College Press, 1995)
“Anglo‑American Bias and the Italo‑Greek War,” Journal of Military History (1994)
“Italian Morale during the Italo‑Greek War,” War and Society (1994)
“German Military Incompetence through Italian Eyes,” War in History (1994)
“The Italo‑Greek War in the Context of Italy's War Effort,” Journal of Contemporary History (1993)
“De Felice's Mussolini,” International History Review, (1992) (review article)
“Of Myths and Men: Rommel and the Italians in North Africa, 1940‑1942,” International History Review (1991)
“Understanding Defeat: Reappraising Italy's Role in World War II,” Journal of Contemporary History (1989)
“Re‑evaluating Who Won the Italo‑British Naval Conflict, 1940‑42,” European History Quarterly (1988)
“Italo Balbo: A Fascist Life, by C. Segrè,” Aerospace Historian (1988) (review)
“Dilemmas of the Desert War, by M. Carver,” Military Affairs (1988) (review)
“Minerali, armamenti e tipo di guerra: la conflitta italiana nella seconda guerra mondiale” (Minerals, Weapons, and War: The Italian Conflict in the Second World War) Storia contemporanea (1987)
“Aircraft Carriers and the Mediterranean, 1940‑1943: Rethinking the Obvious,” Aerospace Historian (1987) (awarded the Air Force Historical Foundation Writing Award)
“The Development of the Italian Air Force prior to World War II,” Military Affairs (1987) (awarded the Moncado Prize)
“Alliances, by V. J. Belfiglio,” Military Affairs (1987) (review)
I also hold this ms published later than my list [taken from his Ac Vita]: "Italian Armored Doctrine before World War II"